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What was Beowulf based on?

early folk legends, some Celtic and some Scandinavian

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Beowulf means

bear

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Shild

traveled to Denmark alone, abandoned child, but changed his fate. Lived to be rich and much honored

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Beo

Shild's son, Healfdane's father

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________________ build the future, wisely open- handed in __________.

Young men/ peace

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When shild died they laid him near...

the mast of a treasure- filled boat

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Healfdane

-Beo's son-Hrothgar's father

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who did yrs marry?

Onela

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Onela

King of Sweden

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Beowulf tells them to leave their _____________ as a sign of glory

Weapons

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Beowulf wants to fight Grendel with

his hands

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Higlac

Beowulf's uncle, king of the Geats

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Edgetho

Beowulf's father

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Hrothgar

saved Edgetho's life

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Grendel growls in pain

pain that is more emotional than physical

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The Danes sing of the beginning of things

this reference tells us that the beowulf poet was a christian or at least understood the Bible

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Grendel

  • was spawned not born

  • bears the seed of cain

  • forever joyless

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How many people does Grendel kill on his 1st attack?

30

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Why does Hrothgar weep?

for he fears this is the beginning of the end

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How many winters does Grendel rule for?

12

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What is Grendel referred to as?

"That shadow of death"

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Brecca

Beowulf's childhood friend, whom he had a swimming match with

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Where does Beowulf land after the swimming match?

Finnish soil

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Welthow thanks ______ when saluting Beowulf

God

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Grendel is immune to....

the Geats sword

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After Beowulf kills Grendel what does he do?

hangs Grendel's arm from the rafters

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Who does Grendel's mother kill?

Hrothgar's best friend

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What does Grendel's mother attack Beowulf with?

a bloody dagger

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Beowulf is saved by his

mail shirt

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Hrunting

Sword given to Beowulf by Unferth to use to fight Grendel's mother

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Beowulf cuts off Grendel's head to

bring it back to the Danes

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50 years later, what final task does Beowulf face?

He and eleven warriors must fight a dragon, who became enraged when a slave stole a cup that was left by the last man of a dying race

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Wiglaf

Helps Beowulf fight the dragon whilst all the others run away

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Beowulf asks for this to be made in his honor

a tower

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What are the 3 things Beowulf gives to his successor

mail shirt, rings, necklace

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12 of the bravest Geats

ride around Beowulf's tower

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"Never was there a man...

so open to his people"

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There are ____ witches at the beginning of Macbeth

3

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the witches provide a __________ element in the play

supernatural

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Banquo

  • Macbeth's best friend

  • comments on the witches beards

  • has a line of 8 kings

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King Sweno, Macdonwald, and Cawdor

all defeated by Macbeth

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Bloody Captain

  • prevented Malcom from being captured

  • tells Duncan of Macbeths first two victories

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Cawdor

he was a traitor and executed but also remorseful

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The witches predict Macbeth that will become...

thane of Glamis, thane of Cawdor and the king

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Sweno

King of Norway

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Fair is foul and foul is fair

everything is not what it seems to be

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The witches punish a sea captain because his wife

refuses to give him chestnuts

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the sea captain is punished with

no sleep

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Malcom

Prince of Cumberland

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Lady Macbeth learns about the witches and prophecies in a _________.

letter

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Macbeth calls his wife my dearest partner in ________

greatness

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When lady Macbeth learns of Duncan's visit, she asks the spirits to ________ her

unsex

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Lady Macbeth tells her husband to look like an innocent flower but be the _______ under it

serpent

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When Lady Macbeth meets Duncan she treats him with

false love

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Duncan uses ___________ when speaking of Macbeth

planting

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Fleance

Banquo's son

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Prior to killing Duncan, Macbeth thinks he saw a

dagger

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Lady Macbeth

  • Wife of Macbeth

  • brought the dagger back to Duncan's room

  • took her own life

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According to Lady Macbeth, who does Duncan look like?

her father

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Where is Macbeth crowned?

Scone

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Duncan

  • doesn't attend Macbeth's coronation

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Macbeth fears killing Duncan because he may teach

bloody instructions

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Donalbain

Goes to Ireland after his father's death (Duncan's death)

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Why does Macbeth kill the guards?

they might have saw him kill Duncan

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What is Macbeth's tragic flaw?

ambition

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The porter say drink brings on ...

nose painting, sleep and urine

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Lady Macbeth Quote

Wash your hands, put on your night gown, look not so pale

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Duncan Quote

go pronounce his present death/ and with his former title greet Macbeth

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Lennox Quote

Men must not walk so late

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Banquo Quote

thou has it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis... and I fear thou play'dst most folly for it

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Macduff quote

no cousin ill go to fife

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Witches quote

when shall thee meet again?

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Donalbain quote

There's daggers in men's smiles

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Malcom quote

nothing in this life became him like the leaving it

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Macbeth quote

I am in blood stepp'd in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o'er

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Angus states that men fight for Macbeth out of

obligation, not love

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Macduff goes to ____________ in order to raise an army

England

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Edward

is a king with a healing touch

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Lady Macduff's son asks her

what is a traitor?

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None of woman born shall harm Macbeth

Second apparition (Bloody child)

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Young Siward

  • Siward's son

  • murdered by Macbeth

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Macbeth has almost forgot

the taste of fears

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Lennox

tells Macbeth that macduff has gone to England

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Beware Macduff! Beware the Thane of Fife!

First Apparition (armed head)

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Malcolm

  • states for each Englishman should bear a bough before himself

  • King directly after Macbeth

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Malcolm tests Macduff because

he thinks macduff might be trying to lure him back to Scotland

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Who was ripped from his mother's womb?

Macduff

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Lady Macduff

is angry at her husband because she thinks he abandoned the family

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Lady Macbeth asks if all the perfumes of Arabia will not ___________ this little hand

sweeten

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The witches refer to Macbeth as

something wicked

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the new Scottish king makes all the thanes

earls

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Seyton

the loyal attendant of Macbeth who informs him that lady Macbeth is dead

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When the doctor can't cure lady Macbeth, Macbeth states that they should

throw physic to the dogs

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Which murders does Lady Macbeth allude to in the sleepwalking scene?

Duncan, Banquo and Lady Macduff

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Macbeth shall never vanquished be until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill shall come against him.

apparition 3 (Child with tree branch)

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Macduff cuts off

Macbeth's head

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Ross

tells Macduff his family has been murdered

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Lady Macbeth is seen by the gentle woman and the doctor

walking and talking in her sleep

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The English will send __________ troops to topple Macbeth

10,000

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Monk

  • owns a stable of horses

  • liked fat swan roasted whole

  • preferred the world's more spacious way

  • fur lined sleeves

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